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Bluebirds, Bronchos, and Naps: Cleveland Baseball 1901-1914 Photo Thread

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  • Cleveland's Baseball Team for 1905
    Composite schedule issued by the Cleveland Leader, currently available at Hunt Auctions.

    Top Row (L-R): Addie Joss (P), Otto Hess (P), Bob Rhoads (P), Bill Bernhard (P).
    Second Row (L-R): Red Donahue (P), Harry Bay (CF), Bill Bradley (3B), Earl Moore (P).
    Third Row (L-R): Billy Lush (DNP*), Nap Lajoie (2B/Mgr.), Elmer Flick (RF).
    Fourth Row (L-R): Harry Bemis (C), George Stovall (1B), Fritz Buelow (C), Charlie Carr (1B), Rube Vinson (LF/CF).
    Bottom Row (L-R): Nick Kahl (2B), Jay Clarke (C), Charles Jackson (DNP**), Terry Turner (SS), Jim Jackson (LF).
    *Billy Lush, who had been the left fielder for Cleveland in 1904, did not play for the team in 1905. He instead played for Plattsburgh in the Northern New York League.
    **Charles Jackson, a pitcher, also did not play for Cleveland in 1905, and was a career minor leaguer.

    1905 AL Cleveland with white uniforms.jpg


    • 1904 Cleveland Naps
      This composite is from the Cleveland Morning Leader and is currently available at Hunt Auctions.
      1904 AL Cleveland Morning Leader composite.jpg
      Last edited by RUKen; 09-18-2019, 02:40 PM.


      • 1909 OF Walt Doan and Pitchers Harry Ables, Harry Otis, and Jerry Upp
        1909 Upp Otis Abels Doan.jpg

        1909 Manager Deacon McGuire discusses with his players what to do when a ball hits the ground
        1909 McGuire and players.jpg

        1909 Pitcher Harry Ables
        1909 Ables.jpg

        These photos are currently available at Hunt Auctions.
        Last edited by RUKen; 02-04-2020, 03:26 AM.


        • 1910 Nap Lajoie and a Cleveland catcher (possibly Harry Bemis)
          1910 Lajoie and catcher.jpg

          This photo is currently available at Hunt Auctions.


          • 1909 Portrait of 2B Nap Lajoie
            Lajoie portrait.jpg

            This photo is currently available at Hunt Auctions.


            • 1909 Left Fielder/Pitcher Walt Doan

              1909 Walt Doan.jpg

              1909 Walt Doan 2.jpg


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